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Brigadier David Allfrey, chief executive and producer of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

70 years of the military tattoo – tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2020 show are on sale now. Tickets for The Platinum Edition went on sale from 10am today, Monday,...
Photographer Nadir Khan (Photo: Nadir Khan)

Cold snap captured in stunning photographs

Photographing Scotland in the winter offers up many challenges, but it’s Nadir Khan’s favourite time to head for home and the hills. Years spent away...

A cracking yarn with the woolly revolution

When the craze of yarn bombing – where guerilla knitting hits the streets – came to Selkirk, no-one was prepared for the remarkable results... Yarn...
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A modernised home in a small steading

An attractive modernised home, which forms part of a small exclusive steading development, is now for sale. Presented by Galbraith, 1 Mains of Camno Steading...
Scots travel to the
Venice ball by gondola (Photo: Dena Woodhams)

Highland balls are becoming a global phenomenon

Bagpipes and trumpets; flag throwers and drummers; tartan kilts and silk pantaloons. That is what the people of Florence had to look forward to before...
Chicken tikka masala

Our top 10 inventions that hail from Scotland

We all know that Scotland is the land of invention, but alongside the country’s biggest achievements are many lesser known gifts that Scotland has given...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...
HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
Rosebank Distillery.

Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...